Nov 21, 2011

My husband recently took our daughter to Science City.  I was pleased to hear she loved it, but I had to set my husband straight when he proclaimed, “Everybody loves science.”  Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.  Who is my husband kidding?  Most kids I know graduate from high school without knowing how to spell the word “science” let alone how to love it.

I was always a fan of humanist science—biology, physical anthropology, psychology—the fields of science which attempt to explain how people work.  But I largely ignored the fields of science that attempt to explain how the